NiCHE has archived 2 audio presentations
from this event
The Canadian History & Environment
Summer School was held at Carleton University in 2009, just preceding the
annual CHA meeting. The workshop was hosted by Joanna Dean and Andrew Johnston.
Citation: Jenkins, Jane. "TB or not
TB: Politics, Public Health and the Dairy Industry in the 1920's Campaign to
Eradicate Bovine Tuberculosis." Canadian History & Environment Summer
School. 23 May 2009.
Bio: Associate Professor, Science and
Technology Studies, St. Thomas University.
Abstract: This paper examines the debates,
motives, and implications during the 1920s concerning whether Bovine
Tuberculosis was transmissible to humans. At its root, was the disease an
economic or public health issue?